Cookbook Review: Higgidy: The Cookbook

I’ll be honest: if I see a pie book, I tend to buy them. I’m a sucker for pies. Not, not just sweet ones. Can you resist a grand Chicken Pot Pie? In the UK, there is a firm Higgidy with a great website and interesting, very British food products:...

Thanksgiving Idea: Pumpkin Custard from Adam’s Big Pot

Last summer, 2017, I reviewed Adam’s Big Pot by Australian Adam Liaw. It’s a great book with an important subtitle: Easy Meals for Your Family. If you need to feed several mouths, and they want food Monday-Friday when you are off working, then you need this book....

Yes, Butterball, and It Is Perfect

If you google "how to roast a turkey" there are now about 30 million hits. Probably too much for you to consume as you the annual search for how to get a perfect turkey. Here's an easier path. These pictures are from last Christmas when Suzi and I cooked a Butterball...

Caramel Velvet Apple Pie from Abigail Johnson Dodge

  We have just 9 days to Thanksgiving. It's not just one day now. By next Tuesday, millions of us will be on the road. We'll be feasting until the next Sunday and that long, slow drive home. [Suzi and I have decided to NEVER travel on that Sunday. We drift home on...

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Cookbook Review: Higgidy: The Cookbook

I’ll be honest: if I see a pie book, I tend to buy them. I’m a sucker for pies. Not, not just sweet ones. Can you resist a grand Chicken Pot Pie? In the UK, there is a firm Higgidy with a great...

Yes, Butterball, and It Is Perfect

If you google “how to roast a turkey” there are now about 30 million hits. Probably too much for you to consume as you the annual search for how to get a perfect turkey. Here’s an...

Cookbook Review: The American Bar

Globalization is an interesting and important. For twenty years or more, we’ve been told about its benefits and the dangers. Culinary globalization, like the spread of cocktails around the world, is...

A Different Pesto Path: Walnuts or Pecans

You know pesto: basil + pine nuts + Parmesan-Reggiano. It’s good. It’s interesting. And it can get boring. Just a little boring. Always the same. So, let’s try something different. Out with the pine...

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